Definition of cycnus, cygnus
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LEM
cycnus, cycnī
(cȳgnus, cȳgnī)
κύκνος
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the swan
  2. a bird of good omen
  3. a singer
Abbreviations
cycnus or cȳgnus ī, m, ku/knos, the swan

— celebrated for its singing, esp. when dying

— consecrated to Apollo

— a bird of good omen, V.

— attached to the chariot of Venus, O.

—Prov.: certent cycnis ululae, V.

—A singer: Dircaeus, i. e. Pindar, H.
 
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